Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Arkansas?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related Arkansas laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.


Law* Covered Employers**
Arkansas Civil Rights Act (ACRA) Employers with nine or more employees
Arkansas Clean Indoor Air Act All employers
Arkansas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (ADTPA) All employers
Commercial Driver Drug and Alcohol Testing Act All employers with commercial drivers
Genetic Information in the Workplace Act All employers
Good Samaritan law All employers
Health Care Continuation (mini-COBRA) law Employers not subject to COBRA
Military Service Protection Act Employers with five or more employees
Minimum Wage Law Employers with four or more employees
Personal Information Protection Act Any person or business that acquires, owns or licenses personal information about an Arkansas resident
Workers' Compensation Law All employers

*Laws link to primary coverage on XpertHR.com; the law may be addressed in other places on XpertHR.com as well.

**Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.